Construction Manager in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

With just under two-thirds of Construction Managers in Atlanta, Ga. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $42K to $143K per year and averages out to $75K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,456 - $152,051
$45K
$76K
$150K
MEDIAN: $76,375
10%
50%
90%

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$19.49 - $57.50
$27
MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$154K
Salary $45,456 - $152,051
Bonus $1,532 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,485 - $154,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $27.00
Overtime $17.50
Annual Data $0$154K
Bonus $1,532 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,485 - $154,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Construction Manager

A construction manager oversees the construction of buildings, roads, and other structures. He or she makes sure that the work is running efficiently. Prior to starting a job, the construction manager may create a plan. The construction manager often works directly with clients, so it is important to be able to interact well with customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to work well with staff and with clients. The ability to lead a large team is important.

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Construction Manager Tasks

  • Manage the planning, materials, building, and budget of a construction or component of a project.
  • Enforce safety measures and company regulations, and obtain required licenses and permits.
  • Select and oversee the work of contractors contributing to the project.
  • Develop schedules for reaching objectives and make sure work is completed on time.
  • Supervise and direct personnel working on the project.

About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Construction Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Construction Manager

Pay by Experience for a Construction Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Construction Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 23 salaries. A Construction Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Construction Manager

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Construction Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲16%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Construction Manager Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲20%

Scheduling
▲19%


Microsoft Excel
▲16%

Microsoft Project
▲16%

Project Management
▲15%

▲11%

National Average
$80,000

Adobe Acrobat
▼4%

Job Scheduling
▼26%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 17%